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Chloride, Urine

Components

Name Method Department Units
Chloride, Urine Ion selective electrode
Core Lab, Chemistry, Routine mmol/L

Specimen Requirements

Urine - Random

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Sterile container

N/A 5 mL
Stability

Room temperature - 24 hour(s)
Refrigerated - 7 day(s)
Frozen - 6 month(s)

Reasons for Rejection

  • Use of urine preservative
  • Collected in diaper or cotton balls

Comments

If result is less than 50 mmol/L the specimen will be assayed the next day by a coulometric procedure.

CPT Code

  • 82436